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  • Why Do Dogs Bark? It's Still Mostly a Mystery.

    04/24/2014 4:35:17 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 98 replies
    Real Clear Science ^ | 4-24-14 | Ross Pomeroy
    Whether a woof, ruff, yip, or yap, dogs bark dozens, if not hundreds, of times each day. Imagine if every pet canine in the U.S. -- all 83.3 million of them -- congregated. The chorus would be a postal worker's nightmare. Dogs sound off in almost any situation. Maybe the doorbell rang, or a stranger approached, or a bird fluttered nearby. Even with little to no obvious stimulation, dogs can bark incessantly. Behaviorist and biologist Raymond Coppinger once observed a dog that barked for seven hours straight, even though no other canines were within miles. Because dogs bark repetitively and...
  • Suffolk woman who barked, bit victim's finger declared unfit for trial

    05/18/2010 6:17:17 PM PDT · by csvset · 20 replies · 371+ views
    The Daily Press ^ | 18 May 2010 | Mike Holtzclaw
    SUFFOLK—A Suffolk woman who barked like a dog and tried to bite another person's finger off was declared incompetent to stand trial yesterday in district court. Lillian Beasley, 43, was charged with malicious wounding, trespassing and using profane language after a confrontation in March in which police say she bit another woman's finger until she almost severed it. At her appearance in General District Court on Monday, her trial was continued after a psychiatrist said she was unable to assist in mounting a defense. The case will be re-evaluated in November. According to the police report, Beasley became involved in...
  • Pricedale Man Jailed, Paroled For Barking At Police Dog

    03/29/2010 7:37:44 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 12 replies · 432+ views
    WPXI ^ | March 29, 2010
    GREENSBURG, Pa. -- A Pricedale man nicknamed "Big Dog" has been sentenced to jail, but was then immediately paroled, after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct for barking at a police dog. Norris Daniels, 57, entered the guilty plea Friday and was sentenced to two to 12 months in jail by a Westmoreland County judge. The judge immediately paroled Daniels, who had been jailed unable to post bond since his arrest on Jan. 27, and ordered Daniels to undergo a mental health evaluation. Monessen police said Daniels was taunting a police dog in the back of a police cruiser and kept...
  • Fresno officer falls through ceiling during arrest

    05/27/2009 4:36:58 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 11 replies · 567+ views
    The Fresno Bee ^ | May. 26, 2009 | Unknown
    A police officer fell through the ceiling and a police dog was assaulted Monday during the arrest of a Bulldog gang member at a west-central Fresno home.
  • New puppy place opens on post; believed to be the Army’s first

    10/14/2007 8:58:57 AM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 204+ views
    FORT HUACHUCA — Humans like to socialize. So do dogs. Unlike two-legged mammals who can throw a party in the back yard for neighbors or engage in more high-toned activities, the socialization of humans’ four-legged best friends is limited. But no more. On Saturday, a new park opened on the fort. It’s an off-leash area for dogs to run and meet the varying members of the canine species. Until the park opened, dogs had nowhere else to run loose on post. The Williams Field Dog Park was the brainstorm and project of the Fort Huachuca Sgt. Audie Murphy Club. It...
  • Do we have a beetle-battle straetgy?

    09/21/2007 8:09:42 AM PDT · by george76 · 29 replies · 819+ views
    Associated Press ^ | September 20, 2007 | Judith Kohler
    Almost half of Colorado’s lodgepole forests are infested. Amid mountains covered by ailing, rust-colored pines, about 100 people pored over maps and discussed priorities Thursday in the battle to slow the spread of forest-killing beetles and clean up the destruction already wreaked. The Colorado Bark Beetle Cooperative is helping shape the U.S. Forest Service’s strategy for dealing with more than 1,000 square miles of trees infested by the bugs that burrow beneath a tree’s bark and sap its life. The result has been huge swaths and, in some cases, entire mountainsides of brown trees. The Forest Service, state agencies and...
  • ( Wilderness Society ) Activists trying to cut back logging

    08/06/2007 8:25:54 AM PDT · by george76 · 16 replies · 770+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | 8/5/2007 | Steven K. Paulson
    Firefighters in this mountain resort town love to tell the story of the couple from Texas who wanted to know where they could buy one of those beautiful red evergreens that surround Lake Dillon. They offered the couple a chain saw and told them to take as many as they wanted. The trees aren’t red, they’re dead. The stately green lodgepole pines that once provided million-dollar views high in the Rockies are turning red and then brown in waves as tiny bark beetles eat their way across the Continental Divide. But environmentalists say that’s no reason to chop them down....
  • PUPPY BOWL [LIVE] THREAD

    02/05/2006 12:08:18 PM PST · by NewLand · 106 replies · 1,718+ views
    Feb 5, 2006 | NewLand
    report your favorite puppies and record the action!
  • Why Accountability Matters -- Leftist spew from Weasley Clark -- [[Hurl alert]]

    12/03/2005 8:57:00 PM PST · by upchuck · 15 replies · 583+ views
    Email | Dec 3. 2005 | Wes Clark
    Dear upchuck,It is no coincidence that for every month that the White House has refused accountability, for every month that the Republican Congress has abdicated its oversight responsibilities, Iraq has sunken deeper into turmoil. With Members of Congress home in their districts this week, they will find that America is demanding answers, and that they can no longer simply sit on their hands.Republicans refused accountability for the lack of equipment for our troops, and to this day soldiers are still buying their own body armor. Republicans refused accountability for the White House's role in Abu Ghraib, and our reputation in...
  • Dog handler, Rex bring bite to bark in Iraq

    11/10/2005 3:45:55 PM PST · by SandRat · 10 replies · 375+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Nov 10, 2005 | Cpl. Evan M. Eagan
    CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq (Nov. 10, 2005) -- Some Marines stationed in Iraq have had the unique experience of deploying or crossing paths with a relative or other loved one while here. For one Marine serving with 2nd Military Police Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force (FWD), she had the opportunity to deploy with her best friend. Lance Cpl. Megan Leavey, 22, military police dog handler, arrived in Iraq late May with her partner Rex, a German Shepherd, to provide force protection for Camp Fallujah as well as security at entry control points in the city. Leavey and Rex began training together...
  • The paradox of Jerusalem [Ultra-PUKE!!]

    06/10/2005 4:33:57 PM PDT · by Alouette · 5 replies · 327+ views
    Am-Haaretz ^ | June 10, 2005 | Tom Segev
    Some time ago Amos Gil traveled to the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Kafr Aqeb. On his way back from the village he was stopped by Border Policemen and given a tongue-lashing: Did he not know that Israelis are not allowed to enter the West Bank? Gil, who is executive director of the Ir Amim association, was unable to persuade the policemen of their error: Kafr Aqeb, located in the northeast of the city, lies within the boundaries of "Greater Jerusalem," but as far as the policemen knew, the State of Israel ends at the checkpoint they were manning, a few...
  • Eliminating any chance of a state [GAG! PUKE! HURL!]

    05/02/2005 6:06:18 AM PDT · by Alouette · 9 replies · 397+ views
    Ha'aretz ^ | May 2, 2005 | Danny Rubinstein
    In the summer of 2001, less than four years ago, the Israeli government issued an order to shut down the Palestine Liberation Organization offices in Orient House in East Jerusalem. The offices had been operating with Israel's consent since the beginning of the peace process and in keeping with the Oslo agreement. They were run by Faisal al-Husseini, who held the PLO's Jerusalem portfolio and died a few weeks before they were closed down. Perhaps the most important department in the Orient House was the one in charge of preserving and developing the Palestinian presence in East Jerusalem. The Palestinian...
  • Best prospect now is that Bush loses the election (comically idiotic article on every level)

    09/11/2003 7:48:31 AM PDT · by dead · 27 replies · 154+ views
    Irish Independent ^ | James Downey
    TWO years ago today, the most spectacular and awe-inspiring act of terrorism ever perpetrated brought down the Twin Towers of the World Trade Centre in Manhattan. While two hijacked aircraft flew into the towers, a third destroyed part of the Pentagon in Washington. A fourth came down in the countryside after passengers attacked the hijackers. It may have been destined for the White House or Capitol Hill. Thus the young Saudis and Egyptians of al-Qa'ida struck against the greatest symbols of American power and the greatest citadels of politics, military might and commerce in the world. The selection of targets...
  • Man Entraps Neighbor's Dog with Taped Barks

    07/01/2003 4:45:58 PM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 10 replies · 217+ views
    Man Entraps Neighbor's Dog with Taped Barks Tue Jul 1, 7:57 AM ET Add Oddly Enough - Reuters to My Yahoo! BERLIN (Reuters) - A German used recorded barking to provoke a neighbor's dog to respond so he could report the animal for disturbing the peace, police said on Monday. "The man evidently didn't like the dog and wanted to make it bark more so he could report it," a police spokesman in the northern town of Harrislee said. After the man complained to police about the German shepherd, the neighbor discovered a speaker hidden in his garden hedge attached...
  • Lott and the Dachshunds ("...that's racism, canine racism!")

    12/30/2002 9:14:40 AM PST · by vannrox · 2 replies · 382+ views
    Reprinted from NewsMax.com ^ | Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002 | Ralph R. Reiland
    Reprinted from NewsMax.com Lott and the DachshundsRalph R. ReilandSunday, Dec. 29, 2002 What's dumb about Trent Lott is that he should have known how tricky it is to talk about race in America. Excuse the pun, but the top dog in the Senate should have known that we're at the point where you can't even say that dachshunds aren't so good with kids without being called a racist. Remember when the fur hit the fan a few years back when the American Kennel Club said in its best-selling "The Complete Dog Book" that some breeds were better with young children...